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Beginner Tutorial: Create Super Mario's Head on Illustrator

November 07, 2011 from marcos333's blog

Hi everyone, following my latest beginner tutorials today I'm going to show you how to create a Super Mario face using mostly simple and easy to create shapes. As every kid born in the 80/90's , I'm still a huge fan of this Nintendo...

Beginner Tutorial: Create Dexter on illustrator

October 24, 2011 from marcos333's blog

Hi everyone, I decided to insert some nostalgia on today's tutorial. Since I'm a guy born in the early 90s, I thought sharing how to draw Dexter would be really interesting and fun. If you've ever watched Cartoon Network you'll probably...

Quick tip: Make a Worm on Illustrator

October 10, 2011 from marcos333's blog

Hi everyone, today I'm going to show you some quick tips on how to make a simple but effective vector illustration inspired on the classic video game, Worms. If you are from the 80's or 90's you probably heard of it or had the chance to...

Create a Zee Vintage Label on Illustrator

September 26, 2011 from marcos333's blog

It seems that the past 3 years had a boom of retro design, starting with the "cosmic neon lightning" 80's aesthetic that I think most of you are already bored about. Not just because it became a trend, but also because everyone with a...

Psychedelic Design in Photoshop and Illustrator

August 29, 2011 from abduzeedo's blog

It has been a little bit more than six months since I moved to San Francisco, California. As you might know, I am from Brazil so it's quite a big change, however I've been having an amazing time here, constantly learning new things. That's...

Create The Itchy and Scratchy Show Retro Version on…

August 15, 2011 from marcos333's blog

You know that a person is a Simpson's addict when he not only knows the name of the children's TV show of the series, but he also try to make a retro version of it. Yeah, that's right, today we're going to learn how to make a 50's version...

Create an Angry Birds Parody in Illustrator

August 08, 2011 from marcos333's blog

Most video games that I've played lately have not been as charming as Angry Birds. Why? Because nowadays most games focus too much on realistic graphics and improved AI. They just forget the basics of fun games like Super Mario World. If...

Create a Badass Gas Mask in Illustrator

July 25, 2011 from marcos333's blog

Hi everyone, it's been a while since I dropped my last illustrator tutorial and so I decided to teach a really classy lesson this time. I've been a huge fan of vector art ever since I started working as an art director then as an...

Artistic Printing Inspiration in Illustrator and Photoshop

May 16, 2011 from abduzeedo's blog

This morning I was tidying up my apartment then I decided to organize my books, I didn't bring many books to San Francisco, only the ones I really like, and among them there is The Handy Book of Artistic Printing: Collection of Letterpress...

Tips on Creating Fluffy Characters

May 09, 2011 from marcos333's blog

One of the best things about clients is that they're always surprising us with some random and misterious pitch works. One of my last briefings was to create a fluffy character, but since I always made illustrations more realistic, this...

Create a Lava Island Scenario in Illustrator

March 14, 2011 from marcos333's blog

For this week tutorial I got inspired on the Tiki and Maori culture and made this big illustration. Tiki refers to large wood and stone carvings of humanoid forms in Central Eastern Polynesian cultures of the Pacific Ocean. The term is...

Vintage Badge in Illustrator and Photoshop

February 28, 2011 from abduzeedo's blog

It's been more than two weeks since I've finally moved permanently to California, USA. Before the big move I was playing with Illustrator and Photoshop to create a vintage look badge. After a few hours trying different typefaces I got a...

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